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scrinium

[skrin-ee-uh m] /ˈskrɪn i əm/
noun, plural scrinia
[skrin-ee-uh] /ˈskrɪn i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cylindrical container used in ancient Rome to hold papyrus rolls.
Origin of scrinium
< Latin scrīnium; see shrine
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